The Shawl Dawl

Before I even get started today, I want to say thank you to Nicole Molders of High Latitude Style for letting me co-host with her this week. I have been wanting to do this for eons and am so happy to get the opportunity. Thank you Nicole! I have been having so much fun with … More The Shawl Dawl

From Art To Fashion

Persistence, tenaciousness, and just being plain stubborn are handy traits for creatives whose passion is to share their art with the world.  ArtsKC  gives this areas artists and art focused endeavors a very big helping hand with this. ArtsKC is the regional art council for the greater Kansas City area and through programming, advocacy, grants and leadership strives to … More From Art To Fashion

Golden Casual

In the past, I have never been a big sneaker (or tennis shoes, trainers or whatever you prefer) lady. When we had  “Jeans Friday” at school for charity, I  was probably the only teacher who either had on flats or loafers rather than sneakers. Admittedly, I have a pair of black Pumas in the closet … More Golden Casual


Four years ago I volunteered to model for a Kansas City Fiber Guild show. I had never modeled before but it was my first year of being retired and I thought a new experience might be fun. The modeling went fine. I didn’t stumble or fall down.  We were assigned what to wear and my … More Color+Neutral

Lions in Four

Power, Pride, Confidence, and Courage Good words to live by and the meaning behind the logo of Lions of Four, a Kansas City based luxury brand with a social conscience. Lions In Four is a mission-based company empowering women. It was co-founded in 2014 by designer Julie Martin and Sheila Martinsen as a way to … More Lions in Four


Happy New Year! Is everyone rested from Christmas and ready for 2017?    I have one word for today: Tomboy! Tomboy is a fashion label out of Kansas City created by Laura McGrew. Laura has been a constant on the Kansas City creative scene since 1999. She studied painting at The Kansas City Art Institute but … More Tomboy